The couple married Oct. 27, 1972, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monroeville. The late Rev. Harvey Keller officiated the ceremony.
They are the parents of Luke (Miranda), Monroeville; Jill (Jeff Mynarsky), Norwalk; Matt, Columbus; and Brad (Lindsay), Ft. Wayne, Ind. They have 11 grandchildren and find being grandparents is the best thing ever.
R.A. is a retired construction laborer, and Pam is employed part-time as a dental hygienist at Premier Dental in Clyde.
They celebrated the occasion at the family cabin in Glenmont.